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Hard Drive Transfer

  • Portably Store Your Memories
    Load all files to an external hard drive

  • Editable Files
    Manipulate your video footage on your computer

  • Additional Security
    Ensure your memories won't be lost

  • Share and Enjoy
    Easily share your video files with friends and family

Converting your old video tapes and movie film to a digital format will make your footage more accessible and easy to view at anytime. If you select the hard drive option, we will load all of your video files to an external hard drive. You may include an external hard drive (with necessary cables) along with your materials when sending your order to us. If you don't have an external hard drive, you may purchase one from us for $119.95. Our 500 GB hard drives can be formatted for MAC or PC computers.

Using your video footage on computer

To make this process easier for you, we offer the option of a flash drive or hard drive. We will load the video files from your footage to external USB drive. You can plug the external USB drive to your computer and save all of the video files for use. The video format depends on your material type, and the transfer level you choose. A 2-hour video tape transferred at the premium level will require about 1 GB of space on your hard drive. A 2-hour video tape transferred at the expert level will require about 16 GB of space on your hard drive.

File Type Delivered on Hard Drive

Premium Transfer

Expert Transfer
VHS, VHS-C, Hi8,
Digital 8, MiniDV
8mm, Super 8,
Super 8 with sound, 16mm Film

If you don't have an external hard drive to send in with your materials, you may purchase one from us. We have 500 GB USB hard drives to load all of your precious digital memories.

*MPEG-4 utilizes a high bit-rate and minimal compression to deliver a high quality, editable version of the video files.


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Phone: 1.888.333.2808
Local: 1.317.863.3986

Business Hours (Eastern):
Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 10AM - 4PM
Sunday: Closed

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Through our integration with UPS and our world class EssentialTracker system for internal tracking, your order is carefully monitored from door to door

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To ensure the highest quality and to protect every image, we will never use an auto-feeder to process your materials.

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"You guys were fantastic. I have been recommending you to everyone I know. I will certainly use your services again. Thanks again for the quick service and the high quality digitization. My family has been enjoying the pictures tremendously."
- Pauline - Los Angeles, CA - July 2009 -

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The word photography was created in 1839 and means phos or light and graphê or drawing in Greek, which translates to 'drawing with light.'

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